Andrew Chan

Birthday
12, 1984
Birthplace
Australia
Death Date
Apr 29, 2015 (31)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
12, 1984
Birthplace
Australia
Death Date
Apr 29, 2015 (31)

About

Drug trafficker who received the sentence of execution by firing squad for his plot to smuggle heroin from Indonesia to Australia.

Before Fame

He grew up in a suburb of Sydney, Australia and worked for a catering company before becoming involved in drug trafficking.

Trivia

He and the nine other Australian citizens who were arrested while attempting to smuggle four million dollars worth of heroin from Indonesia to Australia became known, collectively, as the Bali Nine. He and Myuran Sukumaran were the only two members of the group who were sentenced to death for their crimes, and they unsuccessfully appealed the sentence in 2011.

Family Life

He met his girlfriend while serving his prison term in Indonesia (the two became acquainted while she was visiting another prisoner).

Associated With

Pablo Escobar was another well known drug trafficker. Escobar died violently while fleeing police in Colombia.